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Enemy alien

Author: Kiyo Hirano
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : JAM Publications, ©1983.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Bilingual memoir by Kiyo Hirano of her World War II experiences as an "enemy alien" is a rare example of an Issei woman's first-person perspective of the American concentration camps. Enemy Alien (Japanese title: Tekikoku gaijin) was translated into English by George Hirano and Yuri Kageyama and published by Japantown Arts and Media Workshop (JAM) Publications in 1983. Hirano's Japanese-English biographical account  Read more...
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Named Person: Kiyo Hirano
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kiyo Hirano
OCLC Number: 12952106
Notes: Text in English and Japanese. English text (70 p.) reads from left to right, Japanese text (85 p.) from right to left.
Description: iv, 70, 85, ii pages [2] leaves of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Kiyo Hirano.

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Bilingual memoir by Kiyo Hirano of her World War II experiences as an "enemy alien" is a rare example of an Issei woman's first-person perspective of the American concentration camps. Enemy Alien (Japanese title: Tekikoku gaijin) was translated into English by George Hirano and Yuri Kageyama and published by Japantown Arts and Media Workshop (JAM) Publications in 1983. Hirano's Japanese-English biographical account of her incarceration at the Merced Assembly Center and Amache and of her resettlement was originally written as an assignment for a creative writing class at the Japantown Arts and Media Workshop in San Francisco, and eventually published by the organization.

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